Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tiananmen Square - 20 years hence.

Not an offical Google image.

In Memory: 20 years later, the victims of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
On June 4, 1989, 100,000 students and workers were protesting for freedom and demorcracy at the Beijing Tiananmen Square.

2500 people died according to the Chinese Red Cross, and 7,000-10,000 people injured. After the slaughter, the US and EU announced an arms embargo on China.

Today, searching information about this incident is restricted in China, and many of the protesters remain in Chinese prisons.

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